Les Edwards is currently Director, Eastern US for SKAN, the Swiss-based worldwide leader in pharmaceutical aseptic isolation and hydrogen peroxide sterilization technology. In addition to his sales and business development role, he provides critical support to launch new products into the market. Les’ career in aseptic pharmaceutical and biologics manufacturing has been a mix of technical and business development roles in which he has been responsible for managing projects and deploying advanced solutions for sterile manufacturing and containment worldwide. As a subject matter expert in Aseptic Processing, Isolation/Containment Technology and H2O2 sterilization, Les has spoken and written many times on these topics and the implementation of advanced technologies for aseptic processing and containment. Les holds a Bachelor of Science in Engineering in Bioengineering and a Masters in Technology Management, both from the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia. He is a long time member of ISPE and PDA.